(“Light Dolly on Maytag Set,” photographer unknown, ca. 1950s. Courtesy of Special Collections, Pikes Peak Library District. Image Number: 320-10333.)

A woman stands holding a shirt next to a washing machine on a motion picture set. Men stand near the stage controlling lighting and a motion picture camera. A man sits in a director’s chair. Identified on the back of the photograph: “light dolly on Maytag set.”

Click HERE to browse more historic images at the Pikes Peak Library District’s Digital Photo Archive.


2 Responses to PPLD Historic Photo of the Day, 11/7/11: Light Dolly on Maytag Set

  1. Lonnie says:

    These images kind of confuse me. Was this shot taken in the Colorado Springs area? If not, and if we don’t know who the photographer was, then why show it?

    • Noel Black says:

      All the images on the PPLD Historic Photo of the Day are taken from the Pikes Peak Library District’s Digital Photo Archive. I’m guessing this particular photo was taken at Alexander Film Company here locally where they shot many national commercials.


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